The MileStone Internet Marketing company predicts that 2009 will bring many challenges and opportunities for hotels. From blogs to video, the company outlines its online marketing predictions and recommendations.
Thayer Lodging Group announces that they will double their inventory of PURE Allergy Friendly rooms from 280 to 560 this year, based off of the company's 171% cash return for its PURE room investment from 2008.
Chartres Lodging Group's Dallas and Denver Sheratons will complete the rollout of an occupancy-based energy management network from Telknet Inc. this April.
The ability to create seamless, personalized guest service is one of the key business philosophies for management at the citizenM Hotel Group. With the adoption of a data-centric guest services framework, citizenM is able to deliver highly personalized and fully automated services to their guests.
Lifeware TEK's i-COOK Professional is an online platform that provides restaurant operators with multiple capabilities to manage their food costs through recipe management, menu engineering, social networking and more.
TravelCLICK announces a strategic partnership with Google's AdWords online advertising program in an effort to help hotels drive website bookings.
Boston Market will upgrade its satellite and hybrid data network in over 500 locations nationally, to support communication requirements and provide the locations with a reliable wide area network.
Amadeus joins the BlackBerry Alliance Program and is developing an application that allows travelers to download trip information straight onto their BlackBerry smartphones.
The Days Inn in Boston is utilizing Ping Mobile's Wizard Web Portal to send customized text messages to specific guests offering daily specials.
The partnership between Virtual Works and VFM Leonardo will allow Costa Rican hotels to strengthen their online presence through the distribution of videos, 360 degree virtual tours and photos across a visual content distribution network.